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About us Faculty of Arts Information for new Faculty of Arts students 2024-2025 Introduction information for students of the Bachelor's programmes American Studies

Introduction Day

Date: Friday 1st September, so make sure that you can attend the introduction by being available (and in the Netherlands) already, although classes start a week later (4th of September).

Time: 10.30 a.m. - the end of the day

Location: The Harmony Building (Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26, 9712 EK Groningen).

Introduction Day for Bachelor and Master students

On Friday the 1st of September, in the last week before the classes will start, the BA American Studies organizes an Introduction Day. You will be introduced to your fellow students, but also to your degree programme, the staff, your mentor, the student mentors and the study association. All new Bachelor and Master students will also receive an invitation with instructions and a link via email in August containing information regarding the Introduction Day. Our program for the day consist of a live introduction and meeting with the American Studies staff, a city tour and an event in the afternoon and evening. See the timetable below for more information:

Time Activity Invited groups Location
10.30 a.m. - 11.15 a.m. Introduction staff and courses First-years, Masster's students, pre-master's students and American Studies staff The Harmony Building. Marie Loke room
11.15 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. Break All student and staff The Harmony Building
11.30 a.m. - 12.10 p.m. Meeting with mentors and student mentors

First year students will be divided into two groups:

Group 1: Jago Muller

Group 2: Kristi Dehan-Schmidt

The Harmony Building, rooms:



11.30 a.m. - 12.10 p.m. Meeting with Master staff Master's staff and representatives of the Master staff The Harmoy Building, Marie Loke room
12.15 p.m. - 12.30 p.m. Meeting with the study advisor, Elena Herman All students and study advisor The Harmony Building, Marie Loke room
12.30 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. EPU presentation First-years, Master's students and EPU

The Harmony Building, Marie Loke room

1.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. Lunch Students, mentors, EPU and American Studies staff The Weber Foyer (1313.0009)
2.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. University tour First-years, EPU and others who are interested The Harmony Building and Academy Building
2.30 p.m. - end of the day EPU Activities First-years, EPU and others that are interested In the city center


Are you going to be a new American Studies student in the coming academic year? Then EPU might just be for you!

E Pluribus Unum is the study association of American Studies, always looking for new members. If you would like to learn more about EPU in general, please visit our site. You can also find more information about your first year at EPU, like a link to a WhatsApp group for all the new first-years. See you in September!

Last modified:22 April 2024 1.39 p.m.